Harding, Les

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HARDING, Les. Canadian, b. 1950. Genres: Children's non-fiction, History, Local history/Rural topics, Young adult non-fiction. Career: Statistics Canada, Ottawa, ON, reference librarian, 1977-78; Transport Canada, Cornwall, ON, librarian, 1980-82; Waterloo Regional Library, Elmira, ON, indexer, 1983-84; University of Waterloo, ON, reference librarian, 1985-90; Government of Newfoundland, St. John's, reference librarian, 1991-92; writer, 1993-. Publications: The Voyages of Lesser Men: Thumbnail Sketches in Canadian Exploration, 1991, rev. ed., 1999; Historic St. John's: City of Legends, 1992; A Book in Hand Is Worth Two in the Library, 1994; Journeys of Remarkable Women: Their Travels on the Canadian Frontier, 1994; (with G. Brannon) Carto-Quotes: An Inspirational Companion for the Map-Maker and the Map-User, 1996; Dead Countries of the 19th and 20th Centuries: Aden to Zululand, 1998; Exploring the Avalon, 1998; McCurdy and the Silver Dart, 1998; Elephant Story: Jumbo and P.T. Barnum under the Big Top, 1999; Damn the Mosquitoes! More Travellers on the Canadian Frontier, 2001. Contributor of articles and reviews to journals. Address: 18 Guzzwell Dr., St. John's, NL, Canada A1A 3X1. Online address: [email protected]

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